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Learning to Love Simpson-Bowles
AmericanThinker, by Randall Hoven

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Posted By:javaboy, 11/26/2012 5:35:14 AM

What should Republicans in Congress do right now about the "fiscal cliff"? Everyone has advice, almost none of which squares with reality. Republicans have only two levers of control: the House of Representatives and filibusters in the Senate. Consider the options. Option 1: Do nothing. If no new legislation gets passed we hit the so-called "fiscal cliff." That means all "Bush tax cuts" would expire, for rich and non-rich alike. It means other tax cuts and credits added under Obama (payroll tax cuts, child tax credits, etc.) would also expire.

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Interesting article. Options, advice, then a prediction that follows the historical pattern.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Eheu Fugaces, 11/26/2012 10:02:29 AM     (No. 9034143)

All Republicans in the Senate and the House should simply stand back and let the Democrats do their worst (and it will be the worst, of course), and simply vote "PRESENT", pointing out that they are simply following the example of Barack Hussein Obama.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 11/26/2012 11:00:44 AM     (No. 9034240)

I got half way through this article and my eyes glazed over. Here`s what will happen - my taxes are going up, I`ll get nothing for it an shortly after the 2014 mid term elections Obama will be asking for more tax increases to deal with the ever expanding deficit. Only this time, it`ll be the evil middle class making $60K/yr, while most of the country is struggling with one or two part time jobs.

Class warfare works every time.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mickturn, 11/26/2012 12:45:34 PM     (No. 9034435)

The solution is simple, raise taxes only on Liberals...to 95%!


How´s that tax the rich thingie working out for ya?

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